Yoga Vasistha [sanskrit]

223,437 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Sanskrit edition of the Yoga-vasistha including English translation and grammatical analysis. The Yogavasistha is a Hindu spiritual text written by Valmiki (who also authored the Ramayana) dealing with the philosophical topics from the Advaita-vedanta school. Chronologically it precedes the Ramayana.

Verse 2.3.5

वर्तमानाश्च याः सन्ति त्रैलोक्यगणकोटयः ।
शक्यन्ते ताश्च संख्यातुं नैव काश्चन केनचित् ॥ ५ ॥

vartamānāśca yāḥ santi trailokyagaṇakoṭayaḥ |
śakyante tāśca saṃkhyātuṃ naiva kāścana kenacit || 5 ||

There is no body even who can count the millions of orbs which at present form the three worlds.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.3.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vartamana, Sat, Santi, Trailokya, Ganaka, Uta, Yah, Tas, Sankhya, Naiva, Cana, Kena, Kah, Kim, Cit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.3.5). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “vartamānāśca yāḥ santi trailokyagaṇakoṭayaḥ
  • vartamānāś -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vartamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yāḥ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • santi -
  • santi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • trailokya -
  • trailokya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    trailokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇako -
  • gaṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gaṇaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gaṇakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṭa -
  • uṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śakyante tāśca saṃkhyātuṃ naiva kāścana kenacit
  • śakyante -
  • śak (verb class 5)
    [present passive third plural]
  • tāś -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkhyāt -
  • saṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    saṅkhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • naiva -
  • naiva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kāś -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kena -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.3.5

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 2.3.5 in Gujarati sript:
વર્તમાનાશ્ચ યાઃ સન્તિ ત્રૈલોક્યગણકોટયઃ ।
શક્યન્તે તાશ્ચ સંખ્યાતું નૈવ કાશ્ચન કેનચિત્ ॥ ૫ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 2.3.5 in Telugu sript:
వర్తమానాశ్చ యాః సన్తి త్రైలోక్యగణకోటయః ।
శక్యన్తే తాశ్చ సంఖ్యాతుం నైవ కాశ్చన కేనచిత్ ॥ ౫ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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